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Court fixes date for ‘husband killer’ Maryam Sanda to open defence

An FCT High Court Maitama on Tuesday fixed Oct. 16, for Maryam Sanda, accused of killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, to open her defence.
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Gang uses 14-year-old boy for robbery operations in Gombe

A 14-year-old primary five pupil was among 21 crime suspects arrested by the police in Gombe, the SP Mary Malum, the Public Relations Officer of the police command in the state, said on Tuesday.
Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Kaduna seeks first class Emirs as sureties for Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s medical leave

Kaduna state government has asked that stiff conditions be attached to the medical leave granted Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and wife Zeenat by a Kaduna state High Court to ensure their return after treatment to continue with their trial.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

DSS receives order permitting Ibraheem El-Zakzaky to travel for medicals

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday said that it has received the order granting Ibraheem El-Zakzakky, leave to travel to India for medical treatment.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail application adjourned to August 5

The Justice Darius Khobo-led Kaduna State High Court has, Monday, failed to rule on the bail application filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat after it adjourned the case to August 5, 2019.

Police arrest killers of abducted 5-year old in Kano

Kano State Police Command has arrested three suspects following the death of a five-year-old boy, Ahmad Ado, who was kidnapped by a gang of kidnappers at Karkasara Quarters Kano.
Duduzane Zuma, the son of scandal-plagued former South African president Jacob Zuma, arrives in court ahead of being charged with corruption, in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 9,2018. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

Court acquits Duduzane Zuma over auto accident death

A South African court on Friday found Duduzane, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a fatal car crash that killed a woman in February 2014.
A nursing mother, Simeon Esther has been arrested by Operatives of Operation for allegedly being in possession of one AK47 Rifles and 18 rounds of live ammunition.

Nursing mother nabbed for possession of firearm

A nursing mother, Simeon Esther, has been arrested by Operatives of Operation for allegedly being in possession of one AK47 Rifles and 18 rounds of live ammunition.
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Police nab three for alleged murder in Niger

The Police Command in Niger State has arrested three persons for alleged criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide in Burgu Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Offa robbery: Witness absence stalls continued hearing of suspects trial

Hearing in the trial of April 5th, 2018 Offa, Kwara state robbery suspects could not continue yesterday due to the absence of a leading prosecution witness.
The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.

Shiite leader El-Zakzaky’s trial resumes today in Kaduna

The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.

Suspects linked to Ilorin violence remanded in custody

Five suspects arrested in connection with the recent attacks on the ‘Agbaaji,’ Ilorin family residence of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, have been remanded in prison custody following their arraignment before a Magistrate’s court in Ilorin.

Offa robbery: Kwara government hands case over to private prosecutor

The Kwara state Government has handed the prosecution of Offa robbery case to a private law firm, Wahab Egbewole and Co.
Dino Melaye

DSS denies abducting Senator Melaye

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that its operatives abducted Sen. Dino Melaye as alleged in some media.
Dino Melaye

Senator Melaye surrenders to police after eight days in hiding

Embattled Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial District has finally surrendered himself to the police after eight days in hiding.
The siege on the residence of the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye, by the police, has entered day four.

Court rejects Dino Melaye’s request to order police out of residence

With the Police siege of Senator Dino Melaye’s house entering a week, a Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected the senator’s request for the officers to leave his residence and cease further attempts for his arrest.
The siege on the residence of the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye, by the police, has entered day four.

Police denies trying to break into Dino Melaye’s residence

Nigeria Police has denied allegations that it plans to break into the Abuja residence of Nigeria lawmaker, Dino Melaye.

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